35th Thurrock Beer & Cider Festival

Thurrock Beer Festival is a SWE CAMRA organised event. It is held once a year in Thurrock Civic Hall in Grays. Follow this link to the Facebook page.

Poster for the 2019 Thurrock beer festivals, with opening times and prices. From 4th June to 8th June. Opening times 12 to 3, and then 6 to 11, Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday. 12 to 11 Friday. 12 to 7 Saturday. Admission is free Tuesday to Friday afternoons. £2 Tuesday and Wednesday evening. £3 Thursday evening. £5 Friday evening. £3 all day Saturday. Free admission for CAMRA members at all times. Address is: The Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, Essex, RM16 2JU.

When Is It?

June 4th to 8th (Tuesday – Saturday);
12.00 - 15.00/18.00 - 23.00 Tuesday to Thursday;
12.00 - 23.00 Friday;
12.00 - 19.00 Saturday

What's The Cost?

Tuesday to Friday lunchtime free;
Tuesday and Wednesday evening £2;
Thursday evening £3;
Friday from 17.00 £5;
Saturday all day £3;
Free at all times to card carrying CAMRA members

The Drinks?

Over 100 different beers, 30+ ciders and perrys, plus a selection of English country wines and mead
Real Ales 2019
Ciders 2019
Wine & Mead 2019


Tuesday and Wednesday evening – Quiet nights (no live music);
Thursday evening – Legacy;
Friday evening – Tritt and The Numbers Band;
Saturday lunchtime and afternoon – Rumford Morris Men, then Arfur Doo and The Toerags, then Medicine
Entertainment List 2019

Anything Else?

Children not allowed in main hall at any time and only allowed in garden or foyer up to 18.00, if accompanied by a responsible adult;
Souvenir glass available, plus CAMRA membership and products stand;
Hot and cold food available at all sessions;
Outdoor drinking area available;
For all enquiries call festival hotline on: 07960 969462

Two people, one man one woman, standing in front of the beer barrels but behind the bar, at the festival, holding a pint each and smiling at the camera.

Previous Beer & Cider Lists

Real Ales & Ciders 2018
Real Ales & Ciders 2017
Real Ales & Ciders 2016
Real Ales & Ciders 2015

Public Transport Links?

Nearest station - Grays, 1.9 miles from festival;
Nearest bus stop ‘The Oak’, Socketts Heath. Served by Bus numbers 73, 73A, 83, 88, 100, 265, 374;
Visit the Traveline website for timetables


Thurrock Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, RM16 2JU